New ABFO Member open financial posting, Director, Financial reporting, Poseida Therapeutics


Your Impact

Our close-knit, talented, and dedicated Finance team is focused on guiding Poseida to maximize its ability to deliver single treatment cures to patients in need. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in sharing Poseida’s journey with investors and other stakeholders by working cross-functionally with key members within the company to deliver clear and concise information that focuses on what is most important: Poseida’s ability to create life-saving cell and gene therapies. You will lead the efforts in ensuring compliance with financial regulatory bodies, including researching and implementing new guidance as regulatory requirements change, determining accounting treatment for new transactions, and appropriately capturing developments from Poseida’s continued evolution and growth.

Position Summary

Poseida is seeking an outstanding candidate to join our Accounting and Finance team. The Director of Financial Reporting leads and owns SEC reporting, technical accounting, equity administration and other key financial reporting items. This person will be a key member in the accounting department to implement new processes as a newly public company within the financial reporting function.


  • These may include but are not limited to:
  • SEC reporting- preparing SEC filings, including Form 10-K’s, 10-Q’s, as well as other required filings (8-K, S-8, proxy)Preparing appropriate support for all f lings and coordinating with external auditors Accounting/disclosure guidance adoptions – responsible for monitoring and implementing
  • new accounting guidance and disclosure rules from relevant authoritative bodies (SEC, FASB);
  • Update XBRL for financial statements to the appropriate US GAAP taxonomy
  • Technical accounting research and memos-responsible for all accounting research, memo preparation and supporting schedules for implementing new accounting guidance, evaluating potential transactions (collaborations, financing, etc.)
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  • Equity administration – manage administration of stock award activity and related stock-based compensation financial reporting
  • Prepare journal entries for various items as they relate to stock-based compensation, guidance implementation and other various areas, as appropriate
  • Prepare and update process narratives for areas of ownership
  • General accounting support- ability to perform ad hoc projects as needed to support the accounting department

Requirements, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required with a minimum with a minimum of 12 plus years within finance/accounting; 7 plus years of public accounting experience with SEC clients or 7 years of experience in a financial reporting role for a publicly traded company (a combination of experience and education may be considered)
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and ability to independently research
  • Strong understanding of SOX/internal controls
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to meet monthly and quarterly reporting deadlines
  • Active Disclosure experience required
  • Great Plains and Equity Edge experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a dynamic, complex and fast-paced team environment

Who We Are and What We Do

Based in San Diego, Poseida Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company utilizing our unique and proprietary genetic engineering platform technologies to create next-generation cell and gene therapies with the capacity to cure. We are passionate about making an impact on patients’ lives with the development of our CAR-T therapies in various cancers and gene therapies for rare diseases. Our goal is to deliver potential single treatment cures for patients in need. Our portfolio of product candidates is specifically designed to overcome the limitations of current generation cell and gene therapeutics.

At Poseida we put people first. Our team is passionate about improving patients’ lives through innovation. See what our team has to say about our culture:

“My favorite part about Poseida is all the people that I get to work with. Everyone is so passionate about what we’re doing here and there’s so much camaraderie. It feels like one big enthusiastic family.”

“My favorite part about working at Poseida is the amazing culture and working environment. Everybody is friendly, professional, collaborative, and has a remarkable can-do and positive attitude.”

As we advance our compelling pipeline, there are endless opportunities for impact and growth. We encourage you to apply today!


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